Physical activity and weight loss

To reduce weight effectively it is important that the amount of energy that you use up during the day is greater then the amount of energy you take in through your food. Physical activity and exercise is crucial in helping to increase energy expenditure by burning calories and can help to use up stored fat. […]

My top motivation tips

These are my top tips for sticking to the program and ensuring you stay on the right track to a healthier lifestyle. Stay positive When your brain tells you not to exercise for whatever reason, force a more rational, positive thought into your head. For every negative thought you have I bet you can generate […]

The benefits of Personal Training

Personal Training is all about staying motivated, getting results and keeping on the right track. I believe that personal training is more than having someone to train with you. A personal trainer can guide you through your entire programme of health and fitness development, including sessions in and out of the gym. Below are five […]

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiovascular disease encompasses all disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the largest cause of cardiovascular disease mortality. Death rates from CHD are much higher in Eastern and Central European countries however the UK still has the highest death rate among the more developed countries. CHD is the most common […]

Every Little Helps!

By now most people know about the benefits of being fit and active, however a common barrier is often time, with people struggling to fit exercise into their busy weekly routine. Even though the government recommend being moderately active for at least 30 minutes on at least five days of the week, a trip to […]

Physical Activity Referral Schemes

According to the Department of Health the majority of people in the UK are sedentary and would benefit from becoming more physically active and the estimated annual cost due to inactivity and obesity is over £10 billion. GPs can play a very important role in identifying large amounts of the population who are sedentary and […]